Las Vegas, NV

About Me:

Electrical Engineer by trade, quit to Air Line Pilot then became a mil transport pilot than flew UAV's. Currently separated, now I want to get involved in the engineering aspect of this technology.

Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

I used fly the MQ-1B "Predator" at Creech in the middle of "no where" Nevada. Now I want to do aerial photography with my own drone. I started Flytcam Studios in Albuquerque New Mexico. We are currently flying a Cinestar 8 with a 360 3 axis gimbal and a DJI F550 Flamewheel with APM 2.5


Las Vegas

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Shaun Stanton replied to Jim Stricker's discussion Bad Altitude Sensing APM 2.5
"Is the baro now reporting actual field elevation when coupled to the GPS?  I show 5000 feet at start up and the baro does not reset to 0 when I arm.  Yes I have foam covering the sensor with enough room for it to breath.  I am at 5000 Field…"
May 27, 2013
Shaun Stanton replied to James Overington's discussion Crash caused by exposed barometer
"I experienced the same thing and I have my Baro shielded., I think there is an issue with APM 2.9.  I have the Min OSD where I can monitor the telemetry interlaced on my video from a gopro.  I was on the ground had not even started, and I was seeing…"
Mar 8, 2013
Shaun Stanton replied to Oxxy Fx's discussion Altitude hold setup - step by step
"Altitude hold with APM does not work the same as Vario in MK world.
 It is the same as MK altitude hold, if vario is not selected.  I fly both MK and APM.  The MK altitude hold in vario is where as you stated you turn it on neutralize the throttle…"
Mar 8, 2013
Shaun Stanton posted a discussion
So there I was...  flying a DJI F550 with an APM 2.5 over a bluff by the Pacific Ocean.  We were carrying a Gopro on the gimbal.  The purpose of this flight was to be a weather ship to scout the conditions before launching a CS8.  I took off with no…
Jan 19, 2013
Shaun Stanton commented on Manfred Dickgiesser's blog post Spectrum DX8 2 Switches 1 TX channel 6 Flight Modes
"That's cool I figured I could do that with mixing but never got around to it until now.  It is good that no matter where the F mode switch is positioned that the middle position of the AUX switch always reverts back to a known position.  I can see…"
Dec 31, 2012
Shaun Stanton replied to Thomas's discussion Engines are less powerful!
"This is an identical discussion on the "HeavyLift," forums with people flying Cinestar and Skyjib's carrying Red Epic cameras. concerning 5S versus 4S lipos.  The higher voltage batteries do give the motors more power with a tradeoff.  For the…"
Dec 29, 2012
Shaun Stanton posted a discussion
I am flying a Flamegear X468 gimbal on my DJI F550 Hexacopter.  I am using HITEC HS65-MG analog servos.  The servo drives 10 degrees of tilt for every one degree of aircraft pitch. If the gimbal and aircraft are level with the ground, the gimbal…
Dec 17, 2012
Shaun Stanton posted a discussion
I am new to this board, and new to flying small scale equipment. I used to fly MQ-1's for the US Gov. Now I am working privately with Octocopters.I have two air frames, one is a fully mission flyable Oktocopter with closed parts,The other is work in…
Apr 11, 2012